We are thrilled to install our first demonstration food forest garden in Spanish and English through our Sustainable Backyard Program! Join us in laying down the foundation of a new permaculture garden in Vallejo. Nicole Wires from Planting Justice will lead the bilingual installation.
Learn how you too, can transform your front lawn to be water-efficient!
Come to sheet-mulch, plant trees, and pollinator plants that attract bees, butterflies and beneficial insects.
Day 1: Monday, Feb 15-Earthworks
Learn how to create swales, which are trenches that capture rainwater in the ground, divert roofwater to those swales, trench for laundry-to-landscape greywater, form keyhole garden beds and lay mulch to protect and build healthy soil . Volunteer tasks: digging a swale, moving & spreading woodchips
Day 2: Saturday, Feb 27-Planting, Greywater & Irrigation
Learn what plants help your garden thrive by working together as an ecosystem. Volunteer tasks: planting trees, plants, installing laundry-to-landscape greywater and drip irrigation.